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About This School

Shady Grove Elementary is a public elementary school. The principal of Shady Grove Elementary is Maureen Gildein, whose e-mail is gildeinm@davie.k12.nc.us. 556 children attend Shady Grove Elementary and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Multiracial. 19% of the 556 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Shady Grove Elementary is 17:1. Clemmons Elementary is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Cheerleading
    • Football
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 90% 77%
Hispanic 4% 12%
Multiracial 3% 4%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 6%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 0.6%
Asian 1% 0.6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.2%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.4% 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.03%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 19% 46%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    Shady Grove Has a fabulous physical education program with a variety of activities available. The school has a friendly environment with caring teachers and staff. By far Shady Grove is the best school in Davie county.

  • (4 years ago)

    Shady Grove has the best Exceptional Childrens' program in this area of North Carolina!

  • (4 years ago)

    Awesome teachers very willing volunteers and my children have learned so much. I have a kindergardener that knows how to read so well now that she started the big K

  • (4 years ago)

    all 3 of my children have attended SGE & i thinkthe teachers really care about our children. They have gone above and beyond to help with readng difficulties even offering their personal time. they are a loving group of people who really care about the students and community!

  • (4 years ago)

    The school has excellent staff and parents who work together to obtain the best education for our children

  • (4 years ago)

    We moved to NC from the West Coast. Moving to any new place is always hard but when you have a child that is going to be attending Elementary school I think it just adds that much more pressure to a parent. We are so very thankful that we have found such a GREAT school for our son. We love the atmosphere the parent involvement the staff and to top it off my son LOVES his teacher's and is truly happy here. Thank you to Shady Grove for making the move a smooth transition!!! We love it here!!

  • (4 years ago)

    Child with serious illness got so much support from teachers and staff it could not have been more appreciated.

  • (4 years ago)

    The teachers and staff are enthusiastic energetic and encouraging. My family has been involved in several other elementary schools (in other states) and Shady Grove stands head and shoulders above the others. My child is happy and successful here.

  • (4 years ago)

    My family is truly fortunate to have moved to an area with such a GREAT!!! Elementary School and STAFF they have been wonderful with our son Matthew his grades and the school's test scores prove it!! Thank You Shady Grove Elementary!!!!

  • (4 years ago)

    We move to Advance and took our son out of a Christain school and put him in Shady Grove not nowing how this would work we watched and listen and have been very very please with this school! We have no regrets!

  • (4 years ago)

    I love the energy to reach the stars. The dedication of everyone to help each and every child achieve their potential.

  • (6 years ago)

    The school is excellent I recently moved from another state and have found the academic requirements pleasantly challenging. The parents are very involved (I have never been to a PTO meeting with so many people!) and the teachers work VERY hard. I am thrilled.

  • (7 years ago)

    Shady Grove is an excellent school. It has the best staff that is dedicated to their students. I'm glad to say that my children attend there

  • (9 years ago)

    Great atmosphere dedicated teachers and staff...ranked as a 2002-2004 'School of Excellence'. Great community involvement and a small town atmosphere inside an up and moving neiborhood.

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